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Re: [css-shapes] how to position <basic-shape>s

From: Lev Solntsev <greli@mail.ru>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2013 01:52:39 +0400
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: www-style <www-style@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.w4pi11dn39dhqv@lev-pc>
Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com> писал(а) в своём письме Thu, 10 Oct  
2013 01:38:27 +0400:

> On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 2:22 PM, Lev Solntsev <greli@mail.ru> wrote:
>> While compatibility is good thing to concern, background-position syntax
>> gives more possibilities. An element can be positioned from the bottom
>> right corner. Also it's good for i18n—positioning from the right edge
>> is an usual case in RTL-manner styling.
>
> You can do that without the <position> syntax - just use calc().  20px
> from the right edge is "calc(100% - 20px)".  The <position> syntax
> makes this more convenient/readable, but the only difference in
> ability is the functionality of percentages.

Haven't used calc() yet. From which edge of a shape does it refer? From
the top left corner or bottom right? I bet the former, while
background-position using the latter, IIRC, and that's what an author
may want.
Received on Wednesday, 9 October 2013 21:53:10 UTC

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